Over the last two decades, we've seen Nigerian footballers take particular interest in female celebrities, especially beauty queens. In some cases, they have ended up married, while in other cases, it didn't end well. We all know Joseph Yobo to be one of the two most capped footballers in Nigeria with a successful career in Europe from England to Turkey. However, the former captain of the Super Eagles is married to Adaeze Yobo and they are blessed with three children.
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Actors and athletes have a lot in common—busy schedules, lots of travel, and tons of attention, just to name a few. It's no wonder, then, that celebrities and professional athletes pair off so often. Here are 15 celebrities who have dated NFL players—including several that ended in happily ever after. The notoriously private couple married in and have two children together. Gisele and Tom were introduced by a mutual friend and started dating in
Football's Most Famous Couples: Soccer Players Dating Celebrities
It seems far more prevalent over the last decade or so; at least, it appears to be the case. Surely this happened with some frequency, but it simply seems even more frequent now. Because of the ubiquity of cameras and videos, the rapidity with which our society consumes gossip and information, and the increasing confluence of sports and celebrity, we see athletes meeting up with actors and musicians and models and others of fame. On the other hand, there are those celebrity-athlete power couples that seem to be the paragon of perfection and balance. Of course, this is subject to change: marriage could be around the corner, but so could a quick ending.
Ever wonder what it would be like to date a professional soccer player? These celebrities hit the jackpot and found love on the soccer field. Let us refresh your memory as we list the top famous footballer-celebrity couples.